US Curriculum Plans

US Frameworks

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Common Core Standards Initiative

Math --NCTM
Science --NSES
Science --Project 2061
Social Studies
Frameworks Social Studies
Economics
Civics and Government
English

For additional information on approved national subject frameworks see: NCATE Program Standards

US Curriculum Plans by State:

Every state and most major US cities are developing their own curriculum frameworks. Most have the completed frameworks online. Find your state.

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Alabama -- Alaska -- Arizona -- Arkansas -- California -- Colorado --
Connecticut -- Delaware -- Florida -- Georgia -- Hawaii -- Idaho --
Illinois -- Indiana -- Iowa -- Kansas -- Kentucky -- Louisiana --
Maine
-- Maryland -- Massachusetts -- Michigan -- Minnesota --
Mississippi -- Missouri -- Montana -- Nebraska -- Nevada -- New Hampshire -- New Jersey -- New Mexico -- New York -- North Carolina -- North Dakota -- Ohio -- Oklahoma -- Oregon -- Pennsylvania -- Rhode Island -- South Carolina -- South Dakota -- Tennessee -- Texas -- Utah -- Vermont -- Virginia -- Washington -- West Virginia -- Wisconsin -- Wyoming

Grades of A for the Indiana, California, Hawaii and Arizona science curriculums, see:
An An Appraisal of Science Standards in 36 States (pdf file from eric.edu.gov)
Education Week Report Cards
by State:

Education Week Report Cards

Curriculum Plans of Major US Cities:

Choose your City

NYC -- Chicago -- Los Angeles -- Houston -- Detroit -- Philadelphia -

-- NEWS AND COMMENTARY --

Science education as enculturation: some implications for practice
- Derek Hodson and Julie Hodson -School Science Review, Sept, 1998
1999 Conference on Standards-Based K-12 Education.
- EdWeek - April 28, 1999
Texas teachers demand more from legislature
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EduQuery Opinion - Mar. 16, 1999
U.S. Tries Variations on High School Curriculum
- Science 1998 July 10; 281: 161-163. (In News Focus)
California Adopts Controversial Standards
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Science 1998 October 16; 282: 387-389.

ONLINE PROGRAMS FOR TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS

International and Private

--ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION--


TIMSS (Third International Math and Science Study).

Summary of Analyzed State Curriculum Frameworks:

- (IAEE), McREL Eisenhower
Int. Evaluation of Educational Achievement:

- (IAEE), Netherlands
Education Research (Europe): -NFER
Rethinking Accountability :
- Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Education Policy Studies Program: - Evaluation of the National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) Program and Project 2061
Educational Excellence for All Children Act of 1999
Education Policy Studies Program:
- Project 2061
Standards for Standards-Based Accountability System
- Phi Delta Kappa International
Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS): On-line, Interactive Resources
- Edys Quellmalz and Patricia Schank SRI International, Center for Technology in Learning

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